Tag: Tumor Lysis Syndrome

REBEL Core Cast 126.0 – Peds Hem Onc Emergencies

Take Home Points Early administration of antibiotics (within 60 min) in patients with fever and neutropenia is life saving. Fever in sickle cell is an emergency and always requires cultures and antibiotics even if the child appears well. Avoid sedation …

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Hematology and OncologyPediatrics

REBEL Core Cast 7.0 – Oncologic Emergencies

Take Home Points on Oncologic Emergencies: Hyperviscosity Syndrome happens when elevated WBCs or severe hyperproteinemia cause high serum viscosity and micro-circulatory problems in patients with Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia, multiple myeloma or acute leukemia. Be suspicious of this syndrome in these patient’s when they present with the …

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Hematology and Oncology